CAD http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8227/more en Beyond CAD/CAM: Moving from Early Design to Production http://machinedesign.com/cad/beyond-cadcam-moving-early-design-production <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Arena </div> <div class="node-body article-body">PLM enables engineers to make the organization more profitable by allowing them to spend more time focused on the task they do best: designing innovative, world-class products. </div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/cad/beyond-cadcam-moving-early-design-production" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/cad/beyond-cadcam-moving-early-design-production#comments Design FAQs CAD Tue, 19 Jul 2016 14:47:00 +0000 64421 at http://machinedesign.com Talking with DFMA's Supporter of the Year http://machinedesign.com/cad/talking-dfmas-supporter-year <div class="field-deck"> Award-winner Bill Devenish discusses software implementation and understanding engineers. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Bill Devenish, the 2016 DFMA supporter of the year, talks about software implementation and how engineers handle problem solving. </div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/cad/talking-dfmas-supporter-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/cad/talking-dfmas-supporter-year#comments Guest Commentary CAD Fri, 08 Jul 2016 13:45:00 +0000 64311 at http://machinedesign.com Formula Electric – Using CFD to Gain 3 Seconds Per Lap http://machinedesign.com/fea-and-simulation/formula-electric-using-cfd-gain-3-seconds-lap <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Mentor Graphics </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Read about a Formula Electric Belgium team’s process of aerodynamic shape selection and refinement detailed in this...</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/fea-and-simulation/formula-electric-using-cfd-gain-3-seconds-lap" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/fea-and-simulation/formula-electric-using-cfd-gain-3-seconds-lap#comments Automotive CAD White Papers FEA and Simulation Wed, 29 Jun 2016 17:40:00 +0000 63761 at http://machinedesign.com From Engineer to Entrepreneur: Simulation Apps in Additive Manufacturing http://machinedesign.com/webinar/engineer-entrepreneur-simulation-apps-additive-manufacturing-0 <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Comsol </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-webinar-details"><legend>Webinar Details</legend> <div class="field-webinar-date"> <span>Date &amp; Time:&nbsp;</span> <span class="date-display-single">Tuesday, June 21, 2016 - <span class="date-display-start">14:00</span><span class="date-display-separator"> - </span><span class="date-display-end">15:30</span></span> </div> <div class="field-webinar-type"> <span>Event Type:&nbsp;</span> Live Webinar </div> <div class="field-webinar-cost"> <span>Cost:&nbsp;</span> Free </div> <div class="field-webinar-speakers"> <span>Speakers:&nbsp;</span> <table border="0" style="font-family: verdana, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;" width="350"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="font-size: 11px;"><img alt="Koppenhoefer" src="https://event.on24.com/event/11/90/87/4/rt/1/logo/register/md_borja.jpg" /></td> <td class="style3" style="font-size: 12px; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"> <p><strong>Borja Lazaro Toralles</strong><br /> Advanced Research Engineer<br /> MTC (Manufacturing Technology Centre)</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="font-size: 11px;" width="101"><img alt="Segui" height="100" src="https://event.on24.com/event/11/90/87/4/rt/1/logo/register/md_segui.jpg" width="100" /></td> <td class="style3" style="font-size: 12px; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;" width="239"> <p><strong>Jennifer Segui</strong><br /> Sr. Technical Marketing Engineer<br /> COMSOL</p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </div> </fieldset> <div class="node-body webinar-body">In high-value additive manufacturing processes, geometric distortion can occur when the heat source melts too far into deposited layers and generates new thermal stresses. </div><fieldset class="fieldgroup group-registration-form"><legend>Registration Form</legend> <div class="field-accela-form-length"> <span>Embedded Form Length:&nbsp;</span> 550pixels </div> </fieldset> <div class="field-display-promo-image"> <span>Display Promo Image:&nbsp;</span> Display Promo Image on Page </div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/webinar/engineer-entrepreneur-simulation-apps-additive-manufacturing-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sponsored CAD Webinars Tue, 21 Jun 2016 16:43:00 +0000 62821 at http://machinedesign.com Surface-Texture Cilia 3D-Printed to 50-Micron Resolution http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/surface-texture-cilia-3d-printed-50-micron-resolution <div class="node-body article-body">Cilllia software leverages the micron resolution of a commercially available 3D-printer to create hairy and texturized surfaces. </div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/surface-texture-cilia-3d-printed-50-micron-resolution" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/surface-texture-cilia-3d-printed-50-micron-resolution#comments 3D Printing CAD Materials Motion Control News Wed, 15 Jun 2016 16:49:00 +0000 63411 at http://machinedesign.com Courtesy of MIT Tangible Media Group Worn Down by Fatigue? Improving Product Life with Autodesk Nastran In-CAD http://machinedesign.com/webinar/worn-down-fatigue-improving-product-life-autodesk-nastran-cad <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Autodesk </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-webinar-details"><legend>Webinar Details</legend> <div class="field-webinar-date"> <span>Date &amp; Time:&nbsp;</span> <span class="date-display-single">Friday, April 22, 2016 - 10:46</span> </div> <div class="field-webinar-type"> <span>Event Type:&nbsp;</span> On-Demand Webinar </div> <div class="field-webinar-cost"> <span>Cost:&nbsp;</span> Free </div> <div class="field-webinar-speakers"> <span>Speakers:&nbsp;</span> <p><strong style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px; line-height: normal;">Vince Adams</strong><br style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px; line-height: normal;" /> <em style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px; line-height: normal;">Autodesk</em><br /> &nbsp;</p> <p class="style1" style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px; line-height: normal;">Vince has been a consultant, instructor, and advocate for FEA in product design for over 20 years. He has written 3 books on the subject, including the popular &quot;Building Better Products with Finite Element Analysis&quot; as well as numerous articles for Desktop Engineering &amp;&nbsp;Design News magazines. Vince has been an invited speaker and instructor with engagements all over the United States as well as Europe, South Africa &amp; Asia. He was nominated by peers to lead the founding of NAFEMS North America (<a href="http://www.nafems.org/" style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">www.nafems.org</a>) and was selected by this organization to the Founding Member list for the international&nbsp;Professional Simulation Engineer program based on his career contributions to the simulation industry.</p> <p class="style1" style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px; line-height: normal;">Prior to focusing on simulation, Vince was a design engineer and engineering manager accumulating numerous patents, many due to novel uses of&nbsp;FEA (at the time) and learning first-hand the importance of properly applied simulation for improved innovation. Vince currently leads&nbsp;the initiative for&nbsp;growth and development of mechanical simulation at Autodesk globally.</p> <p class="style1" style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px; line-height: normal;">Previously, Vince coached, instructed and/or consulted in Ansys, MSC Nastran, NEi Nastran, ProMECHANICA, COSMOSWorks, LS-Dyna, CFDesign &amp; FEMAP.&nbsp; Tips for users of these tools and more are included in this seminar.</p> </div> </fieldset> <div class="node-body webinar-body">Engineers in nearly every industry and in all parts of the world battle fatigue failures, or failure/fracture due to...</div><fieldset class="fieldgroup group-registration-form"><legend>Registration Form</legend> <div class="field-accela"> http://pages.machinedesign.com/Improving-Product-Life-Autodes-kNastran </div> <div class="field-accela-form-length"> <span>Embedded Form Length:&nbsp;</span> 550pixels </div> </fieldset> <div class="field-display-promo-image"> <span>Display Promo Image:&nbsp;</span> Display Promo Image on Page </div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/webinar/worn-down-fatigue-improving-product-life-autodesk-nastran-cad" target="_blank">read more</a></p> CAD Webinars Fri, 22 Apr 2016 14:46:00 +0000 60491 at http://machinedesign.com Scenes from the 2016 Pacific West Show (Day 1) http://machinedesign.com/medical/scenes-2016-pacific-west-show-day-1 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Here are some booths from the Advanced Manufacturing Expo and Conference on Tuesday. </div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/medical/scenes-2016-pacific-west-show-day-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/medical/scenes-2016-pacific-west-show-day-1#comments CAD Medical Tue, 09 Feb 2016 21:39:00 +0000 57251 at http://machinedesign.com Learn to Stop Worrying and Love the Cloud http://machinedesign.com/iot/learn-stop-worrying-and-love-cloud <div class="field-deck"> The Internet of Things is driving engineering to wireless connections and cloud use, including the world of computer-aided design. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Internet of Things is driving engineering to wireless connections and cloud use, including the world of computer-aided design.</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/iot/learn-stop-worrying-and-love-cloud" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/iot/learn-stop-worrying-and-love-cloud#comments CAD IoT Mon, 08 Feb 2016 16:11:00 +0000 57001 at http://machinedesign.com Why Are Engineers Reluctant to Change? http://machinedesign.com/blog/why-are-engineers-reluctant-change <div class="node-body blog-body">While researching my latest feature regarding 3D computer-aided design (CAD) and its developing role in the cloud, I found the same story again and again...</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/blog/why-are-engineers-reluctant-change" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/why-are-engineers-reluctant-change#comments Editorial Comment CAD Engineers Assemble! Wed, 27 Jan 2016 20:18:00 +0000 56561 at http://machinedesign.com Predicting Weld Sizes using Autodesk® Nastran® In-CAD http://machinedesign.com/webinar/predicting-weld-sizes-using-autodesk-nastran-cad <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Autodesk </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-webinar-details"><legend>Webinar Details</legend> <div class="field-webinar-date"> <span>Date &amp; Time:&nbsp;</span> <span class="date-display-single">Thursday, December 17, 2015 - <span class="date-display-start">10:00</span><span class="date-display-separator"> - </span><span class="date-display-end">13:30</span></span> </div> <div class="field-webinar-type"> <span>Event Type:&nbsp;</span> Live Webinar </div> <div class="field-webinar-cost"> <span>Cost:&nbsp;</span> Free </div> <div class="field-webinar-speakers"> <span>Speakers:&nbsp;</span> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div> <table align="center" border="0" style="font-family: verdana, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;" width="350"> <tbody> <tr> <td align="left" class="style2" style="font-size: 12px; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;" width="238"> <p><strong>Vince Adams</strong><br /> Global Product Specialist for Simulation<br /> <em>Autodesk</em></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p class="style32" style="font-size: 12px; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: normal;">Vince has been a consultant, instructor, and advocate for FEA in product design for over 20 years. He has written 3 books on the subject, including the popular &quot;Building Better Products with Finite Element Analysis&quot; as well as numerous articles for Desktop Engineering &amp;&nbsp;Design News magazines. Vince has been an invited speaker and instructor with engagements all over the United States as well as Europe, South Africa &amp; Asia. He was nominated by peers to lead the founding of NAFEMS North America (<a href="http://www.nafems.org" title="www.nafems.org">www.nafems.org</a>) and was selected by this organization to the Founding Member list for the international&nbsp;Professional Simulation Engineer program based on his career contributions to the simulation industry.</p> <p class="style32" style="font-size: 12px; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: normal;">Prior to focusing on simulation, Vince was a design engineer and engineering manager accumulating numerous patents, many due to novel uses of&nbsp;FEA (at the time) and learning first-hand the importance of properly applied simulation for improved innovation. Vince currently leads&nbsp;the initiative for&nbsp;growth and development of mechanical simulation at Autodesk globally.</p> </div> </div> </fieldset> <div class="node-body webinar-body">Many engineers are modeling welds inside of weldments using FEA with varying degrees of confidence on weld stresses. In this presentation, we will review industry best practices...</div><fieldset class="fieldgroup group-registration-form"><legend>Registration Form</legend> <div class="field-accela-form-length"> <span>Embedded Form Length:&nbsp;</span> 550pixels </div> </fieldset> <div class="field-display-promo-image"> <span>Display Promo Image:&nbsp;</span> Display Promo Image on Page </div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/webinar/predicting-weld-sizes-using-autodesk-nastran-cad" target="_blank">read more</a></p> CAD Webinars FEA and Simulation Thu, 17 Dec 2015 14:14:00 +0000 53841 at http://machinedesign.com